Real Madrid midfielder denies giving false testimony
The Croatian prosecutor’s office opened an investigation into Real Madrid midfielder Luka Modric since June 2017. Because he is suspected of having given false testimony in the trial of former Dinamo Zagreb director Zdravko Mamic.
The player who brought Real Madrid to the Spanish league title and the 2016-17 Champions League trophy allegedly gave false testimony when questioned about his transfer from Dinamo to Tottenham Hotspur in 2008 ago. The 31-year-old midfielder admitted to signing a transfer proposal with Dinamo in July 2004.
In fact, according to the prosecutor, a transfer proposal that allows Modric to move to MU, ditandangi in 2008. At that time, Modric has officially left Dinamo Zagreb.
But Modric insisted he was not lying. “I came here to show my defense and tell the truth, as I have done every moment before this,” Modric told the court in Osijek, Croatia, Wednesday (5/7/2017), as reported by the US.
“I have a clean conscience, I am sure that I have not committed any crime,” he said.
Giving false testimony is a punishable offense in Croatia. So far, the court has not revealed the punishment that the Real Madrid star will face if found guilty.